City & Guilds 3667-02 Units 102/103: Fibre Optic Internal and External

Over 5 days learn the principles and practical skills needed to work with fibre optic cabling. You will cover both internal and external fibre networks and ideal for cabling installers and technicians looking to further their career.

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Overview

This 5 day City & Guilds course provides delegates with both the practical skills and the underpinning knowledge, needed to work with fibre optic cabling safely.

You’ll learn basic installation practices, connecting fibre optic, splicing fibre optic cables, external enclosures, the practical skills required to terminate and test fibre optic cabling. Perfect if you are looking to move on to installing fibre.

The course also teaches you about the components, equipment and working practices that are typical for both internal and external fibre optic installations.

Who is the course for?

The course is ideally suited for data comms cabling installers and network cabling technicians who have some previous experience in installing data cabling but are wishing to seek new skills and opportunities or are possibly required, as part of an expanding role, to possess a nationally recognised qualification.

Assessment

To achieve your qualification you will be assessed through 2 separate examinations, which are made up of 50 multiple choice questions.

Both examinations are closed book.

What do you need for your course?

There are no formal requirements to attend the course, but we would expect delegates to have some previous experience in installing data cabling.

You don’t need to bring anything to your course, a workbook will be provided for you.

Course Content

  • Theory of Light
  • Fibre optic transmission
  • The ‘how’ and ‘why’ fibre optic cabling is used in a datacomms environment
  • How optical fibres work and the issues that can affect performance
  • Current standards
  • Terminologies
  • Identify fibre optic components and explain their uses
  • Work safely with optical fibres in an internal and external environment
  • Follow recommended installation procedures and working practices
  • Prepare fibre optic cabling for termination, connectorisation and splicing
  • Terminate fibre optic cabling by fitting connectors
  • Fibre optic cabling fusion splicing
  • Fibre optic external enclosures
  • Loss budget calculations
  • Carry out a OTDR test on fibre optic links
  • Interpreting test results
  • Fibre optic fault finding

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